What Distinguishes MLA from other Firms?

There Are No Surprises

Our planning and design process always keeps our clients front and center when making decisions that reflect their values and meeting their needs. By listening throughout the process the finished project results in what the client expects. 

MLA’s success can be related to our commitment to personal service in meeting our clients' planning and design goals as well as their budget and schedule.  Our design philosophy is to focus on functional/practical planning; providing solutions that go beyond our clients expectations.

Client / Project Attention

Our structure allows us the opportunity to provide clients with direct “hands on” attention in their projects.  Our experienced and highly qualified staff are dedicated to serving the best interest of the client and the project.

“MLA's ability to listen to feedback from the owner representatives and adjust the design to meet the owners expectations...   ...design ideas from the construction planning group are reflected in the drawings”

Mark Eisenbacher; Buildings and Grounds Director
Cambridge-Isanti Schools


Photography by Saari & Forrai Photography, Ryan Siemers Photography+Design and MLA staff
Renderings and Illustrations by MLA Architects and other Affiliates